NEW YORK — Ken Lewis, the embattled CEO of Bank of America Corp., is leaving the company, succumbing to nearly a year of strife that followed hi...
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Pfizer agreed to pay $2.3 billion to settle fraud claims regarding its marketing practices -- the largest criminal fine of any kind ever. But it's the shareholders, and not the corporate officers, who will be punished.
A key step to fixing our economy is making sure that the interests of shareholders and stakeholders are considered in corporate board rooms.
Count on it: This proxy season, investors will not be shy about giving company management a piece of their mind. ...
Ken Saro-Wiwa's family and others just won a landmark settlement in U.S. federal court, ending a 13-year battle with Shell Oil. Alberto Pizango's ordeal is just beginning.
See how organizations and people you trust, like Ed Begley, Jr., Ceres, Pride Foundation, Responsible Endowments Coalition, recommend you vote and why.
The market bottom, contrary to renewed market enthusiasm stemming from the recent rally, still remains a long way off.
For nearly 16 years, Chevron has been fighting a landmark oil pollution lawsuit brought by more than 30,000 residents from rainforest communities in Ecuador.
Hedge funds are often unstable. One bad year, and investors pull their capital. A few bad "marks," and lenders make margin calls.
If you fail to work on behalf of the public interest and take shortcuts that place the public at risk, you also will fail your shareholders.
For too long and for a variety of reasons, shareholders have been complicit in allowing management excesses and incompetence by not taking a stand.
I await Corporate Board Member magazine's upcoming article, "How to Icahn-proof your board," with keen interest, particularly since I serve on a number of boards that apparently failed in this regard.
I am an environmental advocate. Sometimes I travel to D.C. to lobby on behalf of issues NRDC cares about. Big Oil companies dispatch lobbyists to the Hill as well. Does that make us equals?
Chief economist at the AFL-CIO Ron Blackwell believes that while bailing out Fannie and Freddie is important, politicians shouldn't lose sight of the broader economic crisis.
Wal-Mart's abandonment of founder Sam Walton's own beliefs that have led them to become such a distasteful presence to an increasing number of communities and shoppers.
U.S. private equity firm TPG and other investors are near a deal to invest around $5 billion in U.S. thrift Washington Mutual, a source familiar with ...
Now that JPMorganChase has raised its bid for Bear Stearns, angry shareholders seemed to have calmed down and Wall Street isn't as worried that the in...
Shareholders in the securities industry are having their worst year since 2002, losing $74 billion of their equity. That won't prevent Wall Street fro...
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